Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Docker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Docker
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 105 162
Rank change year-on-year +32 +57 -
Contract jobs citing Docker 155 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.79% 1.50% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 21.47% 16.15% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 46 21
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £389 £313 £363
90th Percentile £700 £569 £493
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -

Docker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 722 390 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.99% 9.31% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 226 404
Scotland median daily rate £338 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +10.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £163 £138 £157
90th Percentile £529 £503 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 27
Scotland median hourly rate £15.93 £19.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.16% -49.33% +120.59%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.60 £27.15
90th Percentile £34.63 £27.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 93 £525 +16.67% 22
Glasgow +27 54 £425 -5.56% 7
West Lothian - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £475 -
Aberdeen - 1 £390 - 1
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Docker.

1 89 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (47.74%) DevOps
3 73 (47.10%) Java
4 64 (41.29%) TDD
5 62 (40.00%) Python
6 59 (38.06%) Ansible
7 56 (36.13%) Jenkins
7 56 (36.13%) Kubernetes
8 55 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
9 54 (34.84%) Git (software)
10 46 (29.68%) Scrum
11 41 (26.45%) Linux
11 41 (26.45%) BDD
12 39 (25.16%) Spring
13 38 (24.52%) Puppet
14 36 (23.23%) SQL
15 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
16 34 (21.94%) REST
17 33 (21.29%) Microsoft Azure
17 33 (21.29%) Opscode Chef
17 33 (21.29%) Microservices
18 30 (19.35%) Bash Shell
18 30 (19.35%) MongoDB
18 30 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (18.71%) NoSQL
19 29 (18.71%) Maven
20 26 (16.77%) AngularJS
20 26 (16.77%) Ruby
21 25 (16.13%) IBM
21 25 (16.13%) Sonatype Nexus

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (14.19%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (10.32%) Tomcat
3 15 (9.68%) JBoss
3 15 (9.68%) Jetty
4 13 (8.39%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.45%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.52%) nginx
7 4 (2.58%) GeoServer
8 2 (1.29%) Apache
8 2 (1.29%) Confluence
8 2 (1.29%) Drupal
8 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.65%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 55 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (21.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (12.90%) PaaS
4 19 (12.26%) OpenShift
5 17 (10.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (9.68%) Heroku
7 14 (9.03%) npm
8 12 (7.74%) GitHub
9 11 (7.10%) IBM Cloud
10 8 (5.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (5.16%) IaaS
11 5 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (3.23%) Amazon S3
12 4 (2.58%) SaaS
12 4 (2.58%) Tricentis Tosca
13 3 (1.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (1.29%) Datadog
15 1 (0.65%) Route 53
15 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.10%) Firewall
1 11 (7.10%) HTTP
2 7 (4.52%) AMQP
3 3 (1.94%) DNS
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.35%) MongoDB
2 29 (18.71%) NoSQL
3 24 (15.48%) Redis
4 17 (10.97%) Couchbase
5 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
6 15 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 15 (9.68%) Riak
7 13 (8.39%) Hadoop
7 13 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (3.23%) Big Data
9 5 (3.23%) MySQL
10 4 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.58%) GIS
11 3 (1.94%) QGIS
12 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 56 (36.13%) Jenkins
2 54 (34.84%) Git (software)
3 29 (18.71%) Maven
4 25 (16.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 20 (12.90%) Subversion
6 18 (11.61%) Vagrant
7 17 (10.97%) JUnit
8 16 (10.32%) Bitbucket
8 16 (10.32%) GitLab
8 16 (10.32%) Selenium
9 15 (9.68%) MSTest
9 15 (9.68%) NUnit
9 15 (9.68%) TeamCity
10 14 (9.03%) SonarQube
11 13 (8.39%) Cucumber
11 13 (8.39%) Gradle
11 13 (8.39%) JIRA
12 11 (7.10%) Artifactory
13 9 (5.81%) Gerrit
13 9 (5.81%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 20 (12.90%) Finance
2 14 (9.03%) Banking
3 3 (1.94%) Publishing
3 3 (1.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (51.61%) Developer
2 47 (30.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (28.39%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 14 (9.03%) Senior DevOps
4 14 (9.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.10%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (5.81%) Consultant
7 8 (5.16%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (3.87%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.87%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (3.87%) Python Developer
10 5 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (3.23%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.58%) AWS Consultant
12 3 (1.94%) Developer in Test
12 3 (1.94%) Senior DevOps Consultant
12 3 (1.94%) Solutions Designer
12 3 (1.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.16%) Spring
2 34 (21.94%) REST
3 26 (16.77%) AngularJS
4 24 (15.48%) HTML
5 23 (14.84%) Hibernate
5 23 (14.84%) Node.js
6 19 (12.26%) .NET
7 18 (11.61%) JPA
8 15 (9.68%) .NET Core
8 15 (9.68%) .NET Framework
8 15 (9.68%) Angular 2
8 15 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (9.68%) Entity Framework
8 15 (9.68%) OAuth
9 14 (9.03%) HTML5
9 14 (9.03%) OAuth2
10 12 (7.74%) gRPC
10 12 (7.74%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (7.74%) Web Services
11 11 (7.10%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) iPad
2 9 (5.81%) Fintech
3 5 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.94%) DataPower
5 3 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.29%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.45%) Linux
2 8 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.52%) Windows
4 2 (1.29%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.29%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.65%) Mesosphere
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (47.74%) DevOps
3 64 (41.29%) TDD
4 46 (29.68%) Scrum
5 41 (26.45%) BDD
6 33 (21.29%) Microservices
7 30 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (15.48%) Kanban
9 22 (14.19%) Test Automation
10 21 (13.55%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (12.26%) Unit Testing
12 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
13 16 (10.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 15 (9.68%) Deployment Automation
14 15 (9.68%) MVC
14 15 (9.68%) OO
15 14 (9.03%) B2C
16 13 (8.39%) CRM
16 13 (8.39%) E-Commerce
17 11 (7.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.10%) Java
2 62 (40.00%) Python
3 36 (23.23%) SQL
4 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 30 (19.35%) Bash Shell
6 26 (16.77%) Ruby
7 22 (14.19%) Groovy
8 18 (11.61%) C#
9 17 (10.97%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.16%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.52%) Java 8
11 7 (4.52%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.87%) PHP
13 3 (1.94%) Go
13 3 (1.94%) Perl
14 2 (1.29%) C++
15 1 (0.65%) ES6
15 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (2.58%) AWS Certification
2 3 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) CCNP
3 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) GCP
2 9 (5.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.94%) GeoWebCache
3 2 (1.29%) iptables
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 59 (38.06%) Ansible
2 56 (36.13%) Kubernetes
3 38 (24.52%) Puppet
4 33 (21.29%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (9.68%) Terraform
6 14 (9.03%) Mesos
7 13 (8.39%) Cobbler
7 13 (8.39%) Consul
8 7 (4.52%) HAProxy
9 5 (3.23%) Graphite
9 5 (3.23%) Icinga
9 5 (3.23%) Packer
9 5 (3.23%) ZABBIX
10 4 (2.58%) OpenView
10 4 (2.58%) SCOM
11 3 (1.94%) Nagios
11 3 (1.94%) SELinux
12 2 (1.29%) Nessus
13 1 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 1 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (16.13%) IBM
2 20 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.52%) Google
3 7 (4.52%) TIBCO
3 7 (4.52%) VMware
4 6 (3.87%) Informatica
5 5 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.23%) HP
6 4 (2.58%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.94%) Splunk
8 2 (1.29%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.29%) New Relic
8 2 (1.29%) NVIDIA
8 2 (1.29%) Oracle
8 2 (1.29%) Qualys
8 2 (1.29%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.65%) Apigee
9 1 (0.65%) CA
9 1 (0.65%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.65%) SAP